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  • The Perils Of People-Pleasing Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Sep 5, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,564 views

    If you devote your life to trying to please others you will find yourself enslaved to their opinions and approval.

    INTRODUCTION If you’re not involved in our Student Ministry at Green Acres, you may not know that it’s called “The One-Ten Student Ministry.” Do you know why? It’s not because the Student Center is located on Highway 110. It’s because the theme of the ministry ...read more

  • "Sick And Tired Of People Pleasing!"

    Contributed by Kevin Smith on Oct 27, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 12,601 views

    we spend far too much time trying to please everybody else, that we lose ourselves and our identities with God.

  • The Gospel & Who We Are Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Aug 18, 2018
     | 2,332 views

    In Galatians 1:10–12 the Apostle Paul shows presenting the Gospel is not about 1) Pleasing People (Gal. 1:10); 2) A Human Centered Message (Gal.1:11); nor a 3) A Human Devised Message (Gal. 1:12a), but a 4) Christ Centered Message (Gal.1:12b).

    Canada is presently in a fierce diplomatic fight with Saudi Arabia. The government’s confrontation over several human rights issues has resulted in Saudi Arabia, to cut off diplomatic ties, withdraw students and begin a trade war. Critics say that this conflict is over the issue of Saudi Arabia ...read more

  • Becoming A God Pleaser

    Contributed by Peggy Olubiyi (*adegoke) on Nov 10, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,141 views

    Many a times people find themselves seeking for man's approval instead of God's approval.

    " not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bond servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a bond ...read more

  • Pontius Pilate: Stuck In People-Pleasing Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 21, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 9,921 views

    Pilate was a classic people-pleaser, who found that his behavior produced popularity that masked contempt, pessimism, and powerlessness.

    The story has it that during creation, as God was sitting up in heaven turning out all these creatures, some of the angels asked if they could help. It looked like fun, making plants and animals, birds and beasts. And so God, who had just finished fashioning something, said, "All right. Come ahead. ...read more

  • One True Gospel Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 30, 2009
    based on 45 ratings
     | 10,039 views

    There is only one saving gospel, the gospel of grace by faith in Jesus Christ alone. This is the only gospel that is of divine origin. It is a gospel of the grace of Christ offered as a free gift. Man can not gain God’s salvation

    GALATIONS 1:6-10 Gospel Perversion/ ONE TRUE GOSPEL There is only one saving gospel, the gospel of grace by faith in Jesus Christ alone. This is the only gospel that is of divine origin. It is a gospel of the grace of Christ offered as a free gift. There is nothing any man could ever do to ...read more

  • You Can't Please Everyone

    Contributed by David Rigg on Aug 3, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,254 views

    This sermon will help you pastors if you have been hearing criticism of your efforts.

    You Can't Please Everyone Galatians 1:1-10 1 Paul, an apostle (not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead), 2and all the brethren who are with me, To the churches of Galatia: 3Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord ...read more

  • Pontius Pilate Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 20, 2016
     | 4,180 views

    What can we learn from Pontius Pilate? (Material adapted from Steven J. Cole at: https://bible.org/seriespage/lesson-106-condemned-or-set-free-luke-2313-25)

  • Absalom, Men-Pleaser

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Mar 18, 2015
     | 3,346 views

    To show that we have an audience of 1 - the LORD. It's better to get applause from the LORD than from men.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you a man pleaser? No, men hate me because I please the LORD. Luke 6:22 (Amplified Bible) 6:22 Blessed (happy—with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition—and to be envied) are you when people despise ...read more

  • Against The Currents Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 28, 2016
     | 4,013 views

    This is not a PC sermon. There comes a point in the lives of believers when we must speak what God speaks regardless of the consequences. Micaiah did exactly that. He is a hero to us and an example to follow.

    1. People Pleasing The following is reported to be a true story regarding Berkley, CA: In 1990, the Berkeley City Council passed a law changing the name of Columbus Day to Native American Day because Columbus wasn't nice to the Indians. Of course, no Native Americans were asked if they wanted ...read more

  • When We’re Scared To Go Against What Everyone Else Is Saying

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 29, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,187 views

    A look at Pilate's desire to please the people and the ways that we often behave in the same way.

    AN EASY TEMPTATION: We want to satisfy the crowd. - Mark 15:15. - Most of us like being liked. We want people to approve of us. - And it is nice when everyone is backing what we’re saying or what we’re doing. - This is probably the most important phrase in our passage for ...read more

  • Shrewd Surrender Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 18, 2018
     | 1,399 views

    Sometimes God calls us to surrender our rights for the benefit of his kingdom.

    Shrewd Surrender (Acts 16:35-40) 1. Three violin manufactures have all done business for years on the same block in the small town of Cremona, Italy. After years of peaceful co-existence, the Amati family decided to put a sign in their shop window saying: “We make the best violins in Italy.” ...read more

  • Nine Marks Of Worldiness - I John 2:15,16

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 31, 2002
    based on 164 ratings
     | 22,389 views

    Nine Marks of Worldliness - I John 2:15,16 (Preoccupations that are wrong, pride, pleasures, possession focused, popularity, power obsession, position oriented, people pleasing, and privileges seen as self-centered rights)

    Nine Marks of Worldliness - I John 2:15,16 (Preoccupations that are wrong, pride, pleasures, possessions, popularity, power obsession, position oriented, people pleasing, and privilege for selfish reasons) Illustration: That evening, the assassin John Wilks Booth stopped in a saloon near the ...read more

  • Violating Honest, Kind Communication Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 19, 2018
     | 742 views

    We have all misused our tongues, and perhaps created much damage. As disciples of Jesus Christ, we don’t want to be like the natural, unregenerate person; we want to live on a higher level, one that honors God. Let’s take a look at 3 very familiar violations of honest, kind communication.

    Violating Honest, Kind Communication (Proverbs 26:17, 20-26) 1. Most of us will enjoy a big Thanksgiving feast! BTW, What do you get if you divide the circumference of a pumpkin by its diameter? Pumpkin pi. 2. One woman writes, “A few years ago, my husband and I had my parents and sister up for ...read more

  • You Can't Please Everyone Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Mar 2, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,194 views

    You can’t please everyone, but you can please God.

    To receive free weekly emails contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com Visit Jonathan’s blog - http://jonathan-mcleod.blogspot.com/ PEOPLE PLEASING The Apostle Paul wrote the Letter to the Galatians to expose the error of a group known as the Judaizers. The Judaizers were Jewish Christians who taught ...read more